Ontario parks association

Protecting Tomorrow Today®

  The 2022 Spring Edition of the Green Sward has been released. 

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Ontario Parks Association (OPA), established in 1936, is a registered charitable organization whose focus is on Protecting Tomorrow Today┬«. Through our work as advocates for our parks and open spaces and the training we provide to parks professionals in Ontario, we are helping to preserve our living green infrastructure assets for future generations. OPA is a proud member of the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition. 

Victor Hergott Memorial Tree Planting Service

On Thursday June 16th, at 4:30 pm at Seneca Park in Brantford Ontario, there will be a memorial tree planting ceremony

to honour Victor (Vic) Hergott.  This event will take at Seneca Park at 2A Seneca Crescent in Brantford. 

For those of you who would like to attend, please RSVP via email to our OPA office to the attention of Leesa Woodhouse, our office manager. If you cannot attend but would like to share a memory or thought of Vic, please send your message to Leesa at opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca . Your message will be read by Paul Ronan, our Executive Director during the ceremony.      

Also if you wish to make a donation to Vic's favourite charity, the OPA Foundation, you may do so by sending an email to the office. 

The family has chosen a beautiful Sugar Maple tree which will be a lasting tribute to his contribution to our Parks and Recreation sector.


Paul Ronan, our Executive Director, recently participated in a presentation given to Recreation Manitoba on the Value of Green Infrastructure. Links to recordings of this presentation can be found by clicking here.

Contact Us

Ontario Parks Association
60 Water Street North
Cambridge, ON N1R 3B1
Phone: 905-864-6182
Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Jonathon MacAlpine

Training Coordinator

905-864-6182 ext. 6720


Leesa Woodhouse
Office Manager
905-864-6182 ext. 6710

Paul Ronan
Executive Director
c: 647-991-9444

60 Water Street North, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B1 opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca 
Charitable Tax Number: 127257509RR0001

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